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State Senate 8

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Oppose
It is the law as voted on by Arkansas citizens so we have to react accordingly.
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Support
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Oppose
6. Privacy: Requiring individuals who choose to use changing facilities, locker rooms, restrooms, and showers in public schools, colleges, and government buildings to use the facility designated for their biological sex.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Support
8. Tort Lawsuits: Limiting noneconomic damages awarded in lawsuits to $500,000 or less in cases of severe injury or death caused by negligence or misconduct.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Support
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Oppose
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Undecided
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Illegal immigrants are illegal?
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
Have a good guy with a gun (trained) when a bad guy with a gun decides to cause a mass shooting.
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Mathew Pitsch (Republican)
What my constituent’s ask me to.